On Friday, the charity founded by Halo High founder and former NBA player Spencer Bennett announced that it had raised $15 million to support the fight against HIV/AIDS and the causes of childhood cancer.
“I’m thrilled that our philanthropy has made a difference in a community that has been so difficult and difficult to reach,” Bennett said.
“This is a community of incredible talent, incredible athletes and incredible fans who have made the effort to support each other and to create something of tremendous value to this community.”
The Halo High Foundation, which is overseen by the Microsoft Ventures Group, raised $14 million last year, and the nonprofit has also received support from other Microsoft partners.
The charity’s philanthropic efforts include its new fundraising platform, Halo High, which allows users to make donations to a variety of causes and events, and a Halo Community Fund, which funds local community projects.
The Halo Community fund, which also raises funds for charity events, has raised $9 million.
Bennett said that he’s been working to bring Halo High to more areas of the world since its launch last year.
“We’ve gotten a ton of great feedback from communities around the world,” he said.
Halo High’s efforts include partnering with organizations to donate Halo hardware to schools in South Africa and a variety in other areas.
“Our mission is to provide education to the underserved communities in South African communities by giving them access to the tools and services they need to succeed in a world where their access to technology is limited,” Bennett told Fox Sports.
“The more we do, the more we will do.”
The organization’s latest fundraising campaign is part of its effort to raise $30 million by the end of the year.
The group is working on a number of other initiatives, including providing training and mentoring to youth in underserved countries.
Halo has also partnered with Microsoft to provide a number other services to help support Halo High in other ways.
The charitable organization is also working to build its own video game.
Microsoft Ventures said in a statement that it has donated $100 million to the Halo Foundation since 2010, and is excited to support Halo and its mission to help people living with HIV, cancer and other health challenges.